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Horacio Cartes
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President of Paraguay
In office
August 15, 2013 – August 15, 2018
Vice President Juan Afara
Preceded by Federico Franco
Succeeded by Mario Abdo Benítez
Personal details
Born July 5, 1956 (1956-07-05) (age 64)
Asunción, Paraguay
Political party Colorado Party
Spouse(s) María Montaña de Cartes
Children Juan Pablo
Sofía
María Sol
Residence Mburuvichá Roga (official)
Barrio Santo Domingo, Asunción (private)

Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara (born 5 July 1956) is an Paraguayan politician. He served as President of Paraguay from 2013 through 2018.

Cartes won the 2013 presidential election in Paraguay on 21 April 2013 and took office as President on 15 August 2013.

Horacio Cartes is the owner of "Grupo Cartes", a conglomerate of approximately two dozen of companies. He has also been president of the football club Club Libertad since 2001

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